Selling a house can be an arduous task, with indoor and outdoor upgrades, listing advertisements, home staging, open houses and private showings, contract negotiations and complicated paperwork. As sellers, you need to find the right buyer, who’ll offer you the best terms, and you shouldn’t have to achieve this on your own.

For Sellers: Real Estate News and Info from the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®

Almost all home and property sellers (89%) today list with an agent, who guides them through the selling process and helps ensure their listing reaches a large number of potential buyers. Only 11% of sellers sell their home without partnering with an agent.

On this site you’ll find comprehensive real estate data analysis from the New York State Association of REALTORS®; the latest industry news for home sellers; the top reasons you should use a REALTOR®; our MLS home-listing search tool; town-by-town descriptions of life in Ulster County; and the best ways to connect directly with the Ulster County Board of REALTORS®.

Remember: It’s never been easier to find a real estate agent to guide you through the home-selling process. Google “real estate agent” and the town in which you’re selling, and contact licensed REALTORS® with experience in your area and price range.

Real Estate News

Tracking Jobless Claims by State: Week of April 2, 2020

April, 2 2020

Tracking Jobless Claims by State: Week of April 2, 2020

According to the Department of Labor, the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits shot to a record of 6.6 million last week.

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Economic Contribution of Small Businesses by Industry, by State

March, 31 2020

The Economics of Small Businesses and Coronavirus

Nearly 8 in 10 establishments in the U.S., employing nearly half of the country's workers, falls into the category of "small business."

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February 2020 Pending Home Sales

March, 31 2020

February 2020 Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales data showed that February’s pending home sales pace rose 2.4% last month and increased 9.4% from a year ago.

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Savings from Refinancing, by County

March, 31 2020

Savings from Refinancing, by County

See how much the monthly mortgage payment changes when rates drop from 4.0% (May 2019) to 3.5% (February 2020) and 3.0%.

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Tracking Jobless Claims by State

March, 26 2020

Tracking Jobless Claims by State

The Labor Department reported that the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits shot to a record of more than 3 million last week.

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REALTORS® Confidence Index: February 2020 Highlights

March, 25 2020

REALTORS® Confidence Index: February 2020 Highlights

This report presents key results about market transactions from the February 2020 REALTORS® Confidence Index survey.

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Using Vacant Malls as Coronavirus Health Care Emergency Armories

March, 24 2020

Using Vacant Malls for Coronavirus Care

Fully and partially vacant shopping centers can function as hospital units, emergency mask production facilities, and storage for basic goods.

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February 2020 Existing-Home Sales

March, 20 2020

February 2020 Existing-Home Sales

Housing market activity this February jumped 6.5% from January 2020, and sales of existing homes improved 7.2 % from February 2019.

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